Awareness is the first step towards celebrating more birthdays.
By spreading awareness about the prevalence warning signs of breast cancer, you can equip employees and their families with the knowledge they need to catch potential symptoms early, increasing the likelihood that serious diagnosis can be treated effectively. 1 in 8 women will develop some form of breast cancer in her lifetime - a staggering statistic that surely has impacted your own teams and employees.
Being aware of symptoms and knowing what to look for when it comes to breast cancer is key, and by equipping your employees with this information, together we can all work towards staying healthy and celebrating more birthdays.
Remind your employees of the importance of getting screened regularly and conducting self-exams when applicable. In addition to these preventative precautions, employees might also benefit from reminders about how they can contribute towards fundraising initiatives (including non-monetary contributions) and where they can go to learn more about breast cancer, warning signs, statistics, etc.